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Orem Early Origins



The surname Orem was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat in the parish Kennay and Henry Owrum was elected a councillor of Aberdeen in 1479.

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Orem Spelling Variations


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Orem Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orem, Orme, Orrem, Orum, Orun, Orumm, Oramm, Orunn, Orenn, Oren, Oram and many more.

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Orem Early History


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Orem Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orem research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1633, 1694, 1722, 1725 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Orem History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orem Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orem Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orem Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orem Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Orem, who landed in New England in 1721

Orem Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert Joshua Orem, aged 53, who settled in America, in 1904
  • J. Orem, aged 20, who emigrated to America, in 1904
  • Mrs. A. Y. Orem, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Mrs. Orem, aged 41, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Hugh Orem, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orem (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orem (post 1700)



  • Preston Ware Orem (1865-1938), American composer, pianist, and writer
  • Dale L. Orem (1938-1984), American businessman and politician, Mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana (1984 to 1991)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    10. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    11. ...

    The Orem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orem Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 25 February 2016 at 13:45.

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